In Chinese culture, people born in the Year of the Tiger - 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998 and 2010 - are regarded as adventurous, confident and enthusiastic.
Year of the Tiger Design
This Diamond Eye kilo coin from the Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series celebrates the Year of the Tiger with a design depicting a tiger and its Chinese lunar year-date.
Hand Set Diamond
The design incorporates 0.02-carat hand set diamonds in the tiger’s eyes. Other design elements on the coin's reverse include the Chinese character for ‘tiger’ and a symbolic border of yellow bats and purple clouds - colours traditionally used on the Chinese Emperor's robe.
Specimen Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
This specimen quality Diamond Eye coin is struck from a massive 1 kilo of 99.9% pure silver.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2007 year-date on the obverse.
Timber Presentation Case
This Diamond Eye release from The Perth Mint is housed in a jarrah timber presentation case featuring a tray that tilts to display the coin when the lid is opened.
Certificate of Authenticity
A numbered Certificate of Authenticity accompanies the coin.
No more than 5,000 Diamond Eye Year of the Tiger kilo coins will be released.